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William Hyson Donald Wood

February 1, 1931 ~ August 24, 2021 (age 90)

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William Hyson Donald Wood, 90, of Grafton, WV passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Bridgeport Health Care Center. He was born February 1, 1931 in Grafton, WV, the son of the late Walter Augustus and Bernice Dale Devers Wood.

Donald retired from CSX Railroad after many years working as a Carman. He was a simple man who took pleasure in farming his own land in Taylor county where he raised Angus beef cattle and sheep and practiced beekeeping for some time. He always kept a vegetable garden as well. Donald enjoyed spending time with his family and was a hard worker.

Donald is survived by his wife of 72 years, Alice Marie Trimble Wood; sons, Gregory Wood and wife, Susan, of Bridgeport, Vincent Wood and wife, Tina, of Morgantown, and Aaron Wood and wife, Denise, of Michigan; one daughter, Darlene Jones, of Charleston; grandchildren, Jack, Jenna, and Jacie Wood, all of Bridgeport, Sean Wood and wife, Bridget, and Ben Wood and wife, Lynnea, all of Colorado, Andy Wood, Los Angeles, Melissa Cook and husband, David, of Charleston, Amy Jones George and Kenny, of Virginia, as well as Forrest Jones, of Summersville, Isabella and Nicholas Wood, of Michigan; great grandchildren, Virginia, Morgan, and Spencer Cook, and Chole Wood; one brother, Bernard Wood and wife, Patty, Ohio; two sisters, Linda Wood Fike and husband, Richard, of New York, and Alice Marlene Wood Conaway and husband Daryl, of Fairmont; as well as several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Robert Wood; one sister, Mary Vivian Wood Jacquez; and one son-in-law, Forest Jones.

Donald donated his body to the West Virginia University Human Gift Registry in Morgantown, WV. Davis Funeral Home and Onsite Crematory handled the arrangements with the WVU Human Gift Registry for the Wood Family. Online condolences can be made on Donald’s memorial pages at or Davis and Bartlett Funeral Homes are honored to assist the Wood Family at this time.

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